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Blast of Winter Weather Coming to Toronto March 1-2

The Following Winter Storm Warning was issued for Southern Ontario including Toronto this morning: Alerts in Effect ALERTS IN EFFECT Winter Storm Warning Issued at 04:48 Tuesday 01 March 2016 Summary Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Snow, heavy at times, and blowing snow is expected . The snow will begin later this morning and intensify into the evening with the heaviest amounts of snow forecast for tonight. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are likely by Wednesday morning. Strong northeasterly winds will also produce blowing snow especially in exposed areas due to gusts of 70 kilometres per hour. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility will be...

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A Little Less Salt, Please

Many Landscaping and Seasonal Maintenance contractors often find themselves in the snow removal industry during the winter months. This may be because many customers also want/need snow removal services, the seasonal nature of landscaping leaves the winter months relatively job free, trucks and other equipment used for landscaping can be converted for snow removal, and/or the lure of profits from snow removal are too large to pass up. A major tool in the snow contractors arsenal is road salt (Sodium Chloride, NaCl). Often bought in bulk or in bags, this salt is used to melt snow and keep paved areas clear of ice and slippery conditions. It is the cheapest and most effective de-icing method available. The following article (a...

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Website Launch!

We are very excited at P. McConnell Contracting Ltd. (PMC) to launch our website Our aim is to provide a site that not only provides information about how our company can help you achieve the landscape of your dreams, but also to provide useful information about gardening and landscaping in general. On the 'Services page', you will find 3 general Links (Seasonal Maintenance, Landscape Construction, and Landscape Design) which will take you to a detailed list of services provided and a catalog of pictures of work that we have completed. On the 'About Us' page, you will find our mission statement and a little background to the history of 'PMC' Click the 'What's Happening at PMC' button on the Homepage...

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